Thunder & Lightning: Mississippi State’s Safeties Have Some Stability

Mississippi State’s defensive depth chart has a lot of question marks on it, but in the back end at the safety position, the Bulldogs might have a couple of answers. Brian Hadad and Joel Coleman finish the position breakdowns with safeties and special teams. Thunder & Lightning · 9-18-20: Mississippi State's Safeties Have Some Stability

Thunder & Lightning: Can Mississippi State’s Cornerbacks Deliver Under Pressure?

Mississippi State’s defense lends itself to wanting high level play from the cornerback position, but experience is lacking for the Bulldogs. Brian Hadad and Joel Coleman look at who will be on an island this season. Thunder & Lightning · 9-17-20: Can Mississippi State's Cornerbacks Deliver Under Pressure?

T&L Opponent Preview: Ben Garrett of The Ole Miss Spirit Previews The Rebels

What will a trip on the Lane Train look like for Ole Miss? Brian Hadad welcomes Ben Garrett of the Ole Miss Spirit to the podcast to get a look at year one in Oxford for Lane Kiffin and the Rebels. Photo courtesy of Mississippi State athletics Thunder & Lightning · T&L Opponent Preview: Ben … Continue reading “T&L Opponent Preview: Ben Garrett of The Ole Miss Spirit Previews The Rebels”

Thunder & Lightning: Linebackers and Question Askers in The Rumblings

Another defensive position breakdown, another group that has a lot of questions surrounding it. Brian Hadad and Joel Coleman look at the Mississippi State linebacking corps before diving into the mailbag for another edition of The Rumblings. Thunder & Lightning · 9-16-20: Linebackers and Question Askers in The Rumblings

Thunder & Lightning: Mississippi State’s Defensive Line Has To Find Depth

When you ask about Mississippi State’s defensive line, you can list four guys before you start talking about players you haven’t seen much of. So can the Bulldogs find some depth behind their starters to compete in the SEC? Brian Hadad and Joel Coleman take a look in the trenches. Thunder & Lightning · 9-15-20: … Continue reading “Thunder & Lightning: Mississippi State’s Defensive Line Has To Find Depth”

Thunder & Lightning: What to Make Of Garrett Shrader to Wide Receiver

Saturday’s post-scrimmage talk with Mike Leach broke one piece of information, that last year’s freshman phenom quarterback Garrett Shrader has gone from throwing passes to catching them. Brian Hadad and Joel Coleman discuss that move and more from the practice field, then give you another edition of Coffee is For Closers. Thunder & Lightning · … Continue reading “Thunder & Lightning: What to Make Of Garrett Shrader to Wide Receiver”

Thunder & Lightning: Mississippi State’s Offensive Line Looks Solid in 2020

Mississippi State has recruited well the past few seasons when it comes to the offensive line, and the Bulldogs should finally reap those rewards in 2020. Brian Hadad and Robbie Faulk look at that unit and how they work within the confines of the Air Raid offense. Thunder & Lightning · 9-11-20: Mississippi State's Offensive … Continue reading “Thunder & Lightning: Mississippi State’s Offensive Line Looks Solid in 2020”

Thunder & Lightning: Mississippi State’s Receivers Will Define The Season

Mississippi State’s offense is set to take to the air this fall, but will the receivers on the other end of KJ Costello’s passes be ready for success? Brian Hadad welcomes Robbie Faulk of 247 Sports to discuss this group that will be the biggest reason behind success or failure this fall. Thunder & Lightning … Continue reading “Thunder & Lightning: Mississippi State’s Receivers Will Define The Season”

Thunder & Lightning: Running Backs and Dad Life Hacks in The Rumblings

It’s Joel Coleman’s final show of the week as he’ll be taking on dad duty with a newborn on the way. Brian Hadad and the T&L listeners offer up some advice for a new Girl Dad in today’s edition of The Rumblings. Thunder & Lightning · 9-9-20: Running Backs and Dad Life Hacks in The … Continue reading “Thunder & Lightning: Running Backs and Dad Life Hacks in The Rumblings”

Thunder & Lightning: How Sure a Thing is KJ Costello for Mississippi State?

It’s all but written in stone that KJ Costello will be Mississippi State’s quarterback when football kicks off in three Saturdays, but will he put up the numbers you expect from a Mike Leach signal caller? Brian Hadad and Joel Coleman start breaking down positions with a look at Costello and the rest of the … Continue reading “Thunder & Lightning: How Sure a Thing is KJ Costello for Mississippi State?”

Thunder & Lightning: Who is Mississippi State’s Backup Quarterback?

There was football played in Davis Wade Stadium on the Saturday before Labor Day, but it wasn’t the originally scheduled season opener against New Mexico. Instead, Mike Leach’s first day on the sidelines at Scott Field was in the form of his team’s first scrimmage. Brian Hadad and Joel Coleman discuss what they learned talking … Continue reading “Thunder & Lightning: Who is Mississippi State’s Backup Quarterback?”

Thunder & Lightning: Unveiling the Annual Mississippi State Media Poll

For five straight years, the Mississippi State media has put their preseason predictions on the record. Brian Hadad and Joel Coleman look at what they and their cohorts on the beat have to say about the 2020 Bulldogs. Thunder & Lightning · 9-4-20: Unveiling the Annual Mississippi State Media Poll